how to pronounce catering


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the above transcription of catering is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

catering is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of catering in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… truck or catering or a restaurant I …”

meanings of catering


  1. The business of providing food and related services; foodservice.
  2. The business of providing such services for special occasions.
  3. The act of one who caters (to something).


  1. Present participle of cater.

catering frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word catering occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics catering can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that catering can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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